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Police: Lowell man attempted to run woman over, pointed gun at another and fired into the air

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LOWELL — A 29-year-old man from Lowell is facing a slew of charges after he allegedly attempted to run someone over on their lawn, pointed a firearm at another individual, and fired the gun into the air. Police say Edward Rose is being charged with aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, and negligent operation. Authorities were notified…

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Lowell barn destroyed by fire

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LOWELL — A barn fire broke out in Lowell on Monday night temporarily shutting down Route 100. Four local departments were called to battle the blaze, which was reported at around 7:10 p.m. The barn is located at the home of Robert and Rita Raboin. There was nobody inside the barn when the fire broke…

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Lowell juvenile facing charges after high-speed police chase

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WESTFIELD — A 17-year-old from Lowell is facing numerous charges after an incident in Westfield yesterday. The Orleans County Sheriff’s Department says they were running radar on Route 100 at around 6:41 p.m. They clocked a vehicle traveling 87 miles-per-hour in a 35 miles-per-hour zone. Police attempted to stop the vehicle, which increased its speed…

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Lowell man arrested for fourth DUI after crash in Eden

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EDEN — A 51-year-old man from Lowell was arrested for his fourth DUI, as well as driving with a criminally suspended license, following a single-vehicle crash in Eden. On November 29, police responded to the crash which took place on Route 100. Police say the vehicle was found overturned in the road after striking and…

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Log cabin fire in Lowell considered suspicious

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LOWELL — Fire investigators are saying that a log cabin that burned down on Hazen’s Notch Road in Lowell on Sunday is considered suspicious. A neighbor noticed the fire at approximately 9:15 p.m. It was reported the structure was unoccupied and still under construction. Lowell Fire Chief Calvin Allen contacted investigators to determine the origin…

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Fatal three-vehicle crash in Lowell

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LOWELL — A 66-year-old man from Lowell was killed in a three-vehicle this morning. Police were notified of the crash in the town of Lowell at the intersection of Vermont Route 58 and Vermont Route 100, at around 8:30 a.m. According to the report, Michaela Dizazzo, 26, of Lowell, was traveling on Hazen’s Notch road…

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Car windows shot out by bb gun driving through Lowell

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LOWELL — Police say two juveniles were cited into family court after a number of motorists reported having their windows shot out with a bb gun while driving in Lowell. On Saturday, the Vermont State Police received a complaint where the victim stated she believed her truck was struck by a bullet or rock while…

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DUI and LSA charges after early morning crash in Albany

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ALBANY — A 21-year-old man from Lowell is facing charges of leaving the scene of an accident and DUI after an early morning crash in Albany on Sunday. At around 5:10 a.m. police were notified of the incident taking place on Main Street. Police say a 2013 Volkswagen was headed south when the vehicle left…

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Fresh­Tracks Road Pitch to visit Low­ell

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LOWELL — The fifth an­nual Fresh­Tracks Road Pitch is returning to Lowell on Tues­day, July 31. The event is a four-day mo­tor­cy­cle tour of Ver­mont in which a gang of “busi­ness bik­ers” com­prised of in­vestors, en­tre­pre­neurs, and busi­ness ad­vi­sors, ride around the state and stop in eight Ver­mont towns to lis­ten to en­tre­pre­neurs pitch their…

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Tenant at Mississquoi Lanes bowling alley being held without bail

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LOWELL — Police say a Lowell man who lived in the one-bedroom apartment inside the Mississquoi Lanes bowling alley that was destroyed in a fire on Wednesday, is being held without bail. Travis Hesler, 36, is facing charges of first degree aggravated domestic assault, unlawful mischief, and unlawful trespass, all felony charges. Police say on…

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Scenes from fire at Missisquoi Lanes in Lowell

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LOWELL — A fire broke out at Missisquoi Lanes bowling alley on Route 100 in Lowell early this morning. Firefighters from Lowell and Troy departments were called to the scene at around 5:20 a.m. Missisquoi Lanes was a 10-lane bowling establishment with a bar. Firefighters remained on scene until around 8:30 a.m. An origin and…

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Kidder Hill Community Wind stops project activities

in Lowell/News/Northeast Kingdom

LOWELL — Kidder Hill Community Wind announced today the suspension of project planning activities for the proposed two-turbine wind installation in Lowell. Citing a turbulent climate for renewable wind energy in Vermont and the urgent need for more renewables to be built, the project explained that resources will be reprioritized toward building renewable energy elsewhere.…

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Newport man facing attempted murder charge

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NEWPORT — Three men are being held without bail after police say they were involved in the kidnapping and brutal assault of a 20-year-old Derby man. In court last week, Tyler Glodgett, 22, of Newport, pleaded not guilty to charges of attempted murder, two counts of aggravated assault, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and…

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Police cruiser involved in Lowell crash

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LOWELL — A Vermont State Police trooper responding to an emergency call crashed her Ford Explorer police cruiser in Lowell on Sunday. Police say at approximately 8:45 p.m. Trooper Abigail Drew was responding to a report of a motorcycle crash with injury. Trooper Drew had her emergency blue lights and siren activated when she failed…

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ATM stolen in Lowell

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LOWELL — Police say someone made off with an ATM during a brazen theft in Lowell over the weekend. On Sunday morning, police were notified of a burglary that occurred at Missisquoi Lanes bowling alley, sometime overnight. The double-glass door was pried open overnight and the ATM was stolen from the property. Police say an…

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Irasburg man killed in ATV crash

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LOWELL — A 22-year-old man from Irasburg was killed in an ATV crash in Lowell on Saturday. Police say the victim, identified as Nicholas Miller, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on Irish Hill Road at around 7:00 p.m. “Preliminary investigation revealed Nicholas Miller was operating the ATV at a high rate…

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Police: Local musician looking for missing guitar

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LOWELL — A local musician is looking for his guitar after he alerted police on Friday that it is missing. Police say Wayne Warner and his sister and manager Juanita Tetreault, contacted them from Lowell on Friday to report the guitar missing. The instrument is listed as a Gibson J200. Police say Warner had let…

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Police seek info after crash in Lowell

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LOWELL — Police are seeking information after a single-vehicle crash in Lowell on Tuesday. At around 7:45 a.m. police responded to Carter Road for a complaint of a vehicle that had apparently been involved in a motor vehicle crash. The vehicle, a 2005 Subaru Forester, had been abandoned and the driver had subsequently fled the…

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Tragic crash takes life of Newport man, Derby woman

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LOWELL — Two Orleans County residents were killed in a tragic two-car collision that took place in Lowell on Monday. Police say 45-year-old Gordon Farrar, of Newport, was traveling northbound on Vermont 100, when his 2007 Chevrolet Colorado crossed the centerline into the path of a southbound 2008 Dodge Caliber, being driven by Joanne Nolin,…

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Two killed in Lowell car crash

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LOWELL — A car crash this morning in Lowell claimed two lives and shut down part of Vermont Route 100, just north of the Lowell-Eden town line. Police say the accident was a head-on collision, and that both drivers were killed. A spokesman for the Vermont State Police says that identification of the victims is…

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Irasburg selectboard defines position on ridgeline industrial wind

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IRASBURG — Faced with the prospect of an application by developer David Blittersdorf for an industrial-scale wind project on Irasburg’s Kidder Hill ridgeline, the Irasburg selectboard has defined its position on the siting of renewable energy projects within the town, as well as turbines located over the town line in Lowell. “Energy projects in Irasburg…

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